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Dispute Resolution – our firm is now ranked among the top 5 law firms in the Luxembourg legal market.
The editorial says: “This team enters the top band thanks to strong feedback from clients and commentators. The firm represents domestic and international clients in disputes in areas such as finance, real estate, employment and public law, and also offers a flourishing white-collar crime practice. Sources say: “Exceptional: the level of sophistication the firm brings is to a very high global standard.” knowledge of different European legal systems.” “If you want tailor-made advice, Kleyr Grasso is where you go.”
Marc Kleyr receives extensive praise for his work in this area. One source notes: “He has a stellar reputation, which is justified in our experience.” Another interviewee describes him as an “innovative, engaged and commercial” practitioner. His considerable international experience is also highlighted.
Rosario Grasso receives strong feedback for his white-collar crime work, particularly in the banking industry. “He is one of the best in Luxembourg in his field, and really knows what goes on in the courtroom,” reports a source. “
Banking & Finance – our firm is ranked among the top 8 law firms in the Luxembourg legal market.
The editorial says: This team has recently advised on a number of major asset, project and real estate financing matters. The firm also advises on private banking issues, terms and conditions, mortgages and securitisation, as well as debt collection, insolvency and litigation issues. Highlights include advising a global investment manager on issues surrounding the arrangement and repayment of loan facilities.
Sources say: “Responsive lawyers who provide commercial, practically applicable advice.”
Valued partner Patrick Chantrain inspires confidence in his clients: “You feel comfortable that he has seen it all before and understands all the issues.”
Employment – our firm is ranked among the top law firms in the Luxembourg legal market
The editorial says: “Sources are impressed by the development of this employment practice, highlighting its solution-oriented approach and understanding of clients’ businesses. Sources say: “An excellent team which meets all our needs.”
Christian Jungers assists a broad base of high-profile clients with matters ranging from contracts to litigation. One client says: “He is an expert in labour law and gives very good advice. He is very responsive and helps us when we need to get information quickly.”
Corporate/Commercial – our firm is continues to be ranked in the top 10 law firms in the Luxembourg legal market.
The editorial says: “Recent work highlights include conducting due diligence and structuring international private equity deals, shareholder litigation and major corporate reorganisations. Sources say: “Collaborative, proactive and detail-oriented lawyers. You feel extremely valued as a client.”
Managing partner Marc Kleyr is a lawyer with “deep experience across various practices.” His corporate activity benefits from his market-leading expertise in restructuring and insolvency. He is also a very well-regarded litigator, with one interviewee noting: “He is extremely well organised, communicates with the client excellently and has the toughness that you need in difficult negotiations.”
The “practical and client-focused” Patrick Chantrain has extensive experience in public and private M&A.
Real Estate – our firm continues to be ranked in the top law firms in the Luxembourg legal market
The editorial says: “This active real estate and construction practice has recently been visible on a number of important projects, advising on topics including restructuring, insolvency, portfolio acquisitions, lease agreements, construction contracts and litigation. Sources say: “The team is strong for real estate projects: it doesn’t just advise on the law, but also on local habits. The lawyers have all the different subjects covered well and are very reactive.”
“François Collot advises on high-profile transactions in this area. His practice also encompasses litigation, PPP and competition.”
“Yasmine Poos is well regarded for her experience in real estate litigation”